Category Archive: language

Short dictionary of fandom vocab

Sometimes I have to stop in the middle of my internet activities, which usually include looking at yet another Doctor Who photoset or trying to find a story I read three years ago… Continue reading

Why read or write fan fiction?

Fan fiction is the label generally given to stories written by fans of original works. The stories usually use characters and settings from canon, but create their own plot-lines. Fanfics are almost always… Continue reading

Fashionese For Beginners

Let’s start with a simple question. What colour is the sky? If you answered blue, I’m afraid you need to be more specific. But don’t worry, you have plenty of shades of blue… Continue reading